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Utility Installations

We believe that adhering to standards is key to “doing the right thing” and complying with regulations.

This is a belief we share with our employees, customers and partners. It’s a belief that also applies to municipalities or utility companies wishing to build a utility (pipe or wire) crossing or parallelism under or over our railway.

To meet certain railway and government standards, these municipalities or utility companies must follow the “proper” procedures below:

Because municipalities and utility companies no longer need to obtain an order authorizing construction (under the Canada Transportation Act), they are expected to reach a negotiated agreement with us, covering all construction and maintenance matters — and, of course, adhering to our standards